City Denies Firefighter Union Request for $1.3 Million Change to Contract

City Denies Firefighter Union Request for $1.3 Million Change to Contract

The city commission voted 3-2 to against the International Association of Fire Fighters’ (IAFF) request for a $1.3 million change to their recently negotiated contract with the City of Tallahassee. At its April 11, 2018 meeting, the City Commission directed staff to provide additional information regarding the recently approved IAFF agreement and the fiscal impact […]

City Requires Average Price of $186,224 for Canopy Development Affordable Housing

City Requires Average Price of $186,224 for Canopy Development Affordable Housing

The Tallahassee City Commission voted last week to provide $575,000 in funding for affordable housing units in the Canopy development. Canopy is a new 500-acre mixed-use traditional neighborhood development. The $575,000 will come from the Affordable Housing Trust Fund and will be used to purchase and sell affordable units to eligible buyers on a revolving […]

City Manager Reese Goad Leaked Ticket Report to Skip Foster, Ignores Other Media Outlets

City Manager Reese Goad Leaked Ticket Report to Skip Foster, Ignores Other Media Outlets

Tallahassee Reports has determined that Tallahassee City Manager Reese Goad leaked the city’s report of the football skybox ticket investigation to Tallahassee Democrat publisher, Skip Foster, before the city’s ethics officer was aware that the report was completed. In addition, Goad chose to provide the report to Foster and no other local media outlets. The […]

In the Arena: City Commission Should be Expanded

In the Arena: City Commission Should be Expanded

The City of Tallahassee would benefit in many ways by expanding the number of City Commissioners and electing Commissioners from single member districts (SMD). Rather than elect four Commissioners and the Mayor at-large the City should elect fourteen Commissioners from seven SMDs and a Mayor at-large. Among the nation’s municipalities Tallahassee is ranked 126th in […]

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